Gill Measure

Gill Measure

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Handleless baluster measure with a tapered, galleried rim and molded, flared base; gill size. One pair of incised lines at top and bottom of body; line visible at seam. Front of body is stamped "GILL" in incuse serif letters with a partial square mark to left. Crowned "X" on bottom exterior. At least thirteen unidentified verification marks are around rim exterior, including several circles containing a crowned Hibernian harp between "[?]R" over the numbers "303" and "245", and a partial mark with the word "DUB[LIN?]" in incuse sans serif letters.
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Object Name
date made
place made
British Isles: Ireland
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.3975 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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